Bergara B-14 Woodsman
Bergara has brought the quality that its custom rifles are known for to the woods with its new B-14 Woodsman. The rifle features a traditional walnut stock with a straight comb and no cheek piece, a quality Bergara barrel and the company’s smooth B-14 action, which is a two-lug system utilizing a Sako-style extractor and a coned bolt nose and breech for reliable feeding and extraction. The gun is equipped with Bergara’s curved trigger, which comes factory-set at right around 3 pounds, and is drilled and tapped for Remington 700-style mounts. The B-14 Woodsman is available with either a hinged floor plate or a detachable magazine and can be had in either short or long action models in a variety of popular hunting calibers ranging from 6.5 Creedmoor to .300 Win. Mag. ($945 and up; BergaraUSA.com)
Although the market for AR-style rifles and concealed carry guns has exploded in recent years, long guns such as shotguns and more traditional rifles have always been, and remain, a huge sector of the firearms industry. Because of this, manufacturers have continued to devote a great deal of resources toward developing all new rifles and shotguns, and toward improving and innovating existing models. Whether you’re a dedicated hunter looking for a dependable gun for the woods or the open prairie, a hardcore long-range shooter searching for something capable of ringing steel at 1,000 yards, or someone wanting a great new plinker for the range, there’s a firearm for you in this gallery of great new long guns.
Editor's Note: This article appeared in the Winter 2016 Gun Digest the Magazine.